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Sub-£150 monitor recommendations

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Hi all, got a new job and can finally afford a new monitor. £150 is my budget, may be able to stretch for something that's highly recommended.

Needs:
  • 1080p or higher
  • £150-ish
  • From the usual reputable sites: Scan, ebuyer, dabs, Aria, Amazon etc.

If I can get a 120Hz (not for 3D) or 2560x1440 I will, but it's not looking likely :p Anything more than 1 years warranty is great too.

I'm looking for a monitor that is hopefully tried and tested etc.

Thanks peeps :)
 
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Loving my LG IPS225, great colour, decent pixel density due to being small. Best is the price tag at £100 odd.
 

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Loving my LG IPS225, great colour, decent pixel density due to being small. Best is the price tag at £100 odd.
Yeah, go for the LG IPS screen, you should be able to bag one at just over £100. Beautiful colours without breaking bank.
 
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Display(s) ASUS PA823Q
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Software Win7 Pro x64
Benchmark Scores No benchies so making this space useful! Corsair M90, Logitech G19. Phobya FlexLight LED's (gawjus)
#4
Just been offered one of these for £100 through PM from one of our most valued TPU'ers :)

Cheers for the recommendations tho peeps
 
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Just been offered one of these for £100 through PM from one of our most valued TPU'ers :)

Cheers for the recommendations tho peeps
Oh nom nom nom nom. Lucky bastard. :toast: